2023 Author: Leah Sherlock | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-11-27 12:28
Actress Reese Witherspoon, whose films many viewers know, has created many interesting images in the cinema. And each of her characters is special. Whether it's singer June Carter, Melanie Carmichael, hapless teenager Vanessa, or college principal's daughter Annette. Films with Witherspoon make you think about simple human difficulties and joys, about the relationship between people, about how important it is to lend a helping hand to those in need at the right time.
From childhood to youth
Reese Witherspoon (full name of actress Laura Jean Reese Witherspoon, and Reese named her after her grandmother) was born in New Orleans in the family of a pediatrician (mother) and a US Army doctor (dad). The first years of her life, she grew up in Wiesbaden (this is Germany), where her father served at that time.
After the end of his service, the whole family moved to Tennessee. It was here that the girl studied at a fairly prestigious school for girls, which was called Harpet Hall.
Reese's first dream was to become, like her parents, a doctor. But one day she got an amazing opportunity to take part in the filming of a commercial. The girl was fascinated by the atmosphere that reigned on the site. After this important event for her, plans for her future life changed dramatically.
Now she decided to study acting with all diligence. To be honest, Reese has always been a very exemplary student. In addition, she is excellent and beautiful. After receiving a high school diploma, she became a student at Stanford, in the philological department.
First steps in cinema
Behind her diligent study, Reese Witherspoon (films with her participation often flash on TV screens) did not forget about her dream and acting ambitions. She got her first role almost by a lucky chance. She came to audition for the film "Man in the Moon" (the work of Robert Mulligan) and almost immediately was approved for the lead role.
In 1999, she already starred in the thriller The Best Plans with Alessandro Nivola and in Cruel Intentions with her future husband Ryan Phillippe and Sarah Michelle Gellar.
It happens to many actors that their first pictures are not very interesting. And then, when they (actors) are already quite famous, they try not to mention their initial works. But that was not the case. A completely different situation with Reese Witherspoon. Films with her participation were originally distinguished by an excellent script and excellent quality.
Despite the fact that gradually the young actress becamerecognizable, world fame came to her after filming in the comedy Legally Blonde (2002). Reese received worldwide recognition, she began to be perceived as a good comedic actress. She was also nominated for a Golden Globe. The next time a similar award stood in her way after a little over ten years, in 2015, when Reese played in the movie "Wild".
And before that there was an Oscar and a Screen Actors Guild award…
About a kind and talented doctor
So, movies starring Reese Witherspoon. One of the best projects in the actress's film box was the film "Between Heaven and Earth".
David moves into a rented apartment in San Francisco. In a completely unexpected way, he begins to see in her a very attractive young woman named Elizabeth, who is trying to get through to his mind, claiming that she is the owner of this apartment. While the young man puts his thoughts in order, starting to think that the real estate agency made a mistake by renting one apartment to two clients at the same time, the girl mysteriously disappears.
David is trying to get rid of a strange neighbor by all means available to him: he changes the locks, invites priests to consecrate the premises. But nothing helps. The mysterious appearance and disappearance of Elizabeth constantly bring confusion to David's life. Over time, he realizes that this neighbor is a ghost. David decides to help her move to the other world.
For her part, Elizabeth cannot come to terms with the fact that she is not like the people around her. She can't remember what happened to her. When Liz discovers strange abilities in herself - the ability to pass through walls - she tries to convince herself that all is not lost, she is still alive. She does not want to go into the world of shadows forever.
Day by day, Liz and David try to figure out what happened. Gradually they fall in love with each other. How they will continue to live together is not clear. But one day Liz remembers that she is a doctor and finds the hospital where she worked…
Charm of aggressiveness
Fear with Witherspoon is a bit out of the usual list of light easy stories in which this actress is filmed. In this picture, she starred with Mark Wahlberg and Alice Milano.
Blonde beauty Nicole, sixteen years old, comes with a friend to a nightclub. There she met the charmer David. Gradually, a tender first crush becomes an obsession, and Nicole is now a hostage to David's aggressive passion, who is prone to fits of jealousy for no reason.
He might beat up his friend for walking with Nicole. When a girl tries to end all relationships with such a tyrant, he ceases to control his emotions and actions.
About cute, kind and smart blondes…
Films with Witherspoon are always very bright and interesting. In addition, they have a lot of positive notes. One of these is Legally Blonde.
The main character Elle Woods lives a truly perfect life. She's enoughbeautiful, has natural blonde hair and the title of "Miss June", is the head of the sorority at the university. She is dating the best guy in the university and is looking forward to the day she becomes the wife of her Warner.
As it turned out, the young man is not going to marry her, being sure that she is windy and not particularly smart. Therefore, he wants to find a wife among the girls with whom he will begin his studies at Harvard Law School in the near future.
Elle is hurt and very distressed that she was not appreciated. After all, she was very sincere about Warner. But then she pulls herself together and decides to return it. So she goes to Harvard. There she learns that Warner has already managed to get engaged to another and is sure that Elle will not have the mind to study within these walls.
Agree? No matter how! Elle goes to law school and proves to her former lover that a fragile blonde is capable of much!
Play but don't flirt
The list of films with Witherspoon has about 170 items. And her movie box is unimaginable without Cruel Intentions.
At the center of this film is the young, handsome seducer Sebastian (Ryan Phillippe) and his half-sister, the cunning and prudent Katherine (Sarah Michelle Gellar). Their life consists of sweet and pleasant games, from which they always come out victorious. But everything changes one day when their new victim appears, in which, unwittingly, the main character falls in love. This is the daughter of the principal of the college, Annette. Situationheating up. Because of his selfishness and vanity, Sebastian becomes a victim of his own intrigues.
This film has a rich meaning and a huge field for reflection, which makes you rethink the principles of life.
Who will Melanie choose?
Films with Witherspoon are mostly positive stories that radiate special chic and sympathy precisely because of Reese.
The romantic comedy Stylish Things tells the story of New York fashion designer Melanie Carmichael, who is infatuated with an enviable fiancé, the son of the city's mayor. He proposed to her, and the couple is preparing for a luxurious wedding. But it turns out that Mel is still married…
It turns out she married Jack in high school. And now she needs to return home, to Alabama, in order to finally terminate her unnecessary marriage. Deciding not to say anything to her new fiancé, she travels back in time to resolve her disputed relationship with Jack, who never signed the divorce papers. Mel is convinced that she is doing everything right. But feeling the warmth of the southern air and plunging into the atmosphere of youth, she realizes that, having left for New York, she did not notice something very important … Jack still loves her …
Say a word about the devil babies…
It's impossible to imagine all the Witherspoon movies without mentioning one more. This is a great, albeit crazy comedy filled with humor: "Nicky, the devil is the youngest."
The plot is quite specific, meaningless and unusual. But in thisall and business.
The devil decides to retire and leave hell to one of his heirs. But then he changed his mind. Two of his sons do not like this decision, so they run away to Earth to create their own hell there. Because of the escaped offspring, the Devil begins to fall apart. He sends for his older brothers his younger and beloved son Nicky. This strange imp absolutely does not know the rules of the human world, and therefore gets into various troubles.
After several deaths, he still learned to survive here with the help of an assistant - a talking dog. Having acquired a human body, for the first time he felt the joys and sorrows of earthly existence: pain and love. Despite her diabolical angelic nature, Nicky quickly finds friends, real friends, and even a girlfriend. Moreover, neither they nor anyone else is particularly surprised by the fact that Nicky is the son of the devil himself, they believe him and are even ready to help.
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